allethrin


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allethrin

[′al·ə·thrən]
(organic chemistry)
An insecticide, a synthetic pyrethroid, more effective than pyrethrin.
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The ThermaCell (Thermacell Repellents, Bedford, MA) spatial repellent device (active ingredient allethrin), is one of the most popular heat generating devices on the market.
Examples of pesticide active ingredients responsible for poisoning Organophosphates Methyl parathion Ethal parathion Malathion Diazinon Fenthion Dichlorvos Chlorpyrifos Trichlorfon Anticoagulants Brodifacoum Difethialone Chlorofacinone Coumachlor Difenacoum Diphacinone Warfarin Pyrethroids Allethrin Bifenthrin Cypermeter Permethrin Deltamethrin Organochlorines Lindane (lice shampoo) Carbamates Aldicarb Carbofuran Oxamyl Methomyl Formetanate Methiocarb Aminocarb Mecarbam Bendiocarb Propoxur Herbicides Glysophate Atrazine Nicosulfuran Fenoxaprop Alachlor Pendimethalin Halosulfuran-methyl Paraquat Triclopyr Clopyralid Picloram N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET- mosquito repellent)
The ThermaCELL operates off of a butane cartridge and a mat that is saturated with Allethrin, a copy of a naturally occurring insecticide found in chrysanthemums.
(9) According to the Association of Birth Defect Children, Gulf War exposures include, but are not limited to: DEET, permethrin, pyridostigmine, pentachlorophenol, benzocaine sulfur, aluminum phospide, baygon, boric acid, Sevin, amidinohydrazone, diazinon, Dursban, dichlorvos, Ficam, carbaryl, lindane, malathion, oil well fires, leaded fuels, depleted uranium, solvents, DeContam agent, malaria pills, campfires, leishmaniasis, chemical warfare agents, CARC, experimental vaccinations (including those with squalene), D-phenothrin, allethrin, paint toxins, and many others.
Management of endemic outbreaks of scabies with allethrin, permethrin, and ivermectin.
The technical plant of the company to manufacture technical grade pesticides, such as Imidacloprid, Acetamiprid, Dichlorovos, Lambdacyhalothrin, d-Trans Allethrin, Glyphosate, Butachlore and Thiamethoxam was also started in 2007 providing the competitive edge by backward integration.
ThermaCELL's patented technology releases a natural insect repellent (allethrin) into the air for extended periods.
ThermaCELL is powered by a butane cartridge that heats a metal grill that's covered with Allethrin (an insecticide).
Peter Montague, writing for the Environmental Research Foundation, says there seems to be a strong link between brain cancers and products used to kill fleas and ticks like pyrethrins (natural) and pyrethroids (synthetic pyrethrins: permethrin, tetramethrin, allethrin, resmethrin, and fenvalerate), and chlorpyrifos (known as Dursban).